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Kate McEnroe

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Kate is a well known optimist New Yorker and experienced in digital as well as analog gadgets, she is the senior manager as well as senior writer of TND Media, who loves to write about Microsoft technologies, Laptops & PCs. All posts by Kate

MediaTek offers 64-bit Octa-core chip for Android with 2K display support

MediaTek was recently on headlines when their Octa-core processor was found to be at par with the popular Qualcomm Krait on AnTuTu benchmark scores. Before the heat cools down, they launch a 64-bit Octa-core System On Chip (SOC) that supports 2K displays. They have thus stepped into the Android 64-bit era. They had launched the first true Octa-core processor that has all ...

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What you get from Samsung Galaxy K Zoom?

Many believe that the days of compact cameras are long gone, with the innovations we have seen in mobile cameras. But Samsung, like it always does, is trying to surprise us with their latest Galaxy K Zoom. Last year we saw a similar attempt from Samsung when they launched their Galaxy S4 Zoom. Like a sequel to a successful movie, ...

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New Google Maps 8.2 shows elevation and allows voice commands

Google is all set to launch their latest version of Google Maps (version 8.2) for Android devices this week. The latest version has added features that will prove very useful to cyclists and the new voice command feature could be helpful as well. The last major update from Google Maps came in May this year. The most significant feature of it was the ...

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Mysterious hole in Siberia wasn’t created by aliens, nor an unidentified object from the sky

A very suspicious event was recorded in Siberia when a massive crater appeared on the ground. The hole has left scientists clueless. Many possible explanations have come up since the news of this mysterious hole spread around. The Russian Government has assertively said that the cause behind this mysterious hole is not an object falling from the sky, denying a ...

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BlackBerry Assistant to battle with Siri, Cortana and Google Now

Recently, a survey by 24/7 Wall Street suggested that the BlackBerry is likely to disappear in 2015. But it doesn’t shake the smartphone giant. BlackBerry is all set to launch their own voice assistant in their upcoming smartphones. After Siri, Google Now and Cortana, next in line is BlackBerry Assistant. Sources suggest that the features of this assistant is similar to the other ...

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Lenovo ships Y50 ‘4k laptop’ to compete with Toshiba P50

Finally, Lenovo has entered the business of 4K laptops. Even though the shipping has come after quite a delay, the company is ready to challenge Toshiba, which was the only company selling 4K laptop. The device comes with a 5.6 inch screen and is named IdeaPad Y50 UHD laptop. The device targets gamers and is priced at $1,299.99 USD. It ...

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‘BlackBerry likely to disappear in 2015’ says a survey

Is BlackBerry’s time up? The Blackberry lovers is having this question in their mind. This is due to the fact that nowadays we are not hearing anything about BlackBerry. In its glory days, BlackBerry (a.k.a. Research In Motion) have owned the market share of 19.5% in smartphone field. But the things begun to change with the release of Apple’s iPhone ...

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Apple’s own iBeacon device spotted in a FCC filing

Securify, specialists in the management of mobile security, has revealed the finding of FCC fillings that suggests the development of Apple’s first party iBeacon device. Apple’s iBeacon introduced in WWDC 2013, is a micro-location technology that is used in smartphones to push data based on their locations. The technology was an instant hit with various organizations and retailers, within just ...

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